Bantry's Community Rescue Boat team taking part in a training exercise

Community spirit in times of trouble

16 Jul A number of coastal communities around Ireland have what is known as a Community Rescue Boat service in their area. It is a service that is entirely dependent on local volunteers and traditionally set up following drowning tragedies in their communities.

Ireland's connection with Poland continues to strengthen

The Polish Connection

30 Jun Ireland's relationship with Poland is one of the strongest of any European country, Carole Coleman examines the connection between the two countries.

The vote is being hailed as one of the most important political decisions in a generation

Brexit in quotes

22 Jun Tomorrow the UK votes on whether to Leave or Remain in the EU.

The referendum takes place on 23 June

Brexit: Key claims from both sides

14 Jun A summary of some of the main claims about economics, the cost of EU membership, migration and security from both sides in the Brexit campaign.

The referendum is being hailed as one of the most important political decisions in a generation

A guide to Brexit

26 May Voters in the UK go to the polls this Thursday, 23 June, to decide whether or not Britain stays in the European Union.

Issues such as immigration and the potential economic impact are among those affecting voters in many areas of the UK

The feeling on the ground ahead of Brexit vote

11 May With time counting down to next month's referendum on membership of the European Union, RTÉ's Stephen Murphy has been travelling around Britain getting the feeling on the ground ahead of the crucial vote.

Purin is a multi-talented beagle from Japan (Guinness World Records)

Japanese dog sets 'paw-fect' record

29 Mar A floppy-eared Japanese beagle with paw-fect yoga skills has scampered into the record books after setting the world mark for the "fastest 10 metres travelled on a ball by a dog."

St Paul's 1916 memorial in Glasnevin Cemetery, one of the main sites used for burial of those who died during the Easter Rising

Remembering all victims of the Rising

25 Mar The stories of the historical figures of the Easter Rising have lasted a century. Now, a new project by Glasnevin Cemetery gives voices to all casualties of the conflict, writes Mark O'Flynn.